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10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

AOL, Yahoo, YouTube Each Take Unique Road to Video

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be, video was one thing -- video. But as the worlds of television and Web hurtle toward their now seemingly inevitable convergence, a num...

The Premature Death of Twitter

Noah Mallin | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Noah Mallin

Twitter is sizable and the users who love it really, really love it. It's unlikely to wither on the vine or disappear, provided Twitter itself doesn't get lured by Wall Street's siren call into making major changes that alter the essential real-time information sharing ecosystem it dominates.

Transhumanists and Libertarians Have Much in Common

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Libertarianism and transhumanism have too many deep philosophical principles in common to not grow and evolve together. The all-important role of personal freedom makes the two ideologies a natural fit for one another.

The Claustrophobic Digital Village

Steven Strauss | Posted 07.03.2014 | Technology
Steven Strauss

Privacy in the future will resemble that in a small village. As with any small community, dissent from the prevailing conventional wisdom will be easy to spot and punish. Welcome to the world of social conformity enforced by hashtags.

How About That Booty Call On LinkedIn?

Dayna Steele | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Dayna Steele

The whole point of social media is to be, well, social. However, just as you would watch how you behave in person in the office or at a company event, you should do the same online.

Climate Change This Week: Hot Action, Forest Drones, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...

The Big Data Craze Is Just as Qualitative as It Is Quantitative

Sean Donahue | Posted 07.01.2014 | Media
Sean Donahue

For brands, political campaigns and advocacy organizations that aim to have data-driven conversations with audiences, it will be more important than ever to apply qualitative logic and human reasoning to online analytical models.

Using New Technology to Give Voice to the Voiceless

Robert Muggah | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Robert Muggah

The consequences of violence for young people are far-reaching, spanning generations. Exposure to an assault and abuse does not only leave physical scars.

Protecting Student Privacy Comes First

Jim Steyer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Jim Steyer

Educational software is big business. But these companies are not just competing in an $8 billion marketplace. They are being trusted with information about our children, and should be held to the highest standards to ensure our children's privacy and safety.

What You Say Online Can and Will Be Used Against You

Russ Warner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Russ Warner

Don't post anything online that you wouldn't want your mother or the police knowing.

Putin's Diatribe Against Google

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Micah D. Halpern

Little or no real analysis went into the question of why, while at a conference on media in St. Petersburg, the president of Russia would say those things or what he hoped to achieve by saying them. So, why did he do it?

Google's Self-Driving Cars Are Smarter Than You Are -- By A Lot

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology

Pretty soon, Google's driverless cars may be able to drive better than you. In the video above, which was posted online this week, one of them is ...

How the Seven Deadly Sins Drive Innovation

High Tech Realm | Posted 05.22.2014 | Huffpost Code

Last Wednesday, John Pavley addressed the HuffPost Code Meetup Group and explained how taboo fuels innovation. Charles Costa attended the event and di...

Google's Self-Driving Cars Have Gotten Good At Not Hitting Jaywalkers

AP | By JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challen...

Google's Glass Explorer Program Was A Social Experiment That Backfired

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Google Glass was introduced without a clear explanation of what it was supposed to be used for. When promotional videos started to show people going a...

Google+ Isn't Dead. It's Just In A Coma And On Life Support

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

Google has not, and probably will never, announce that Google+ will be "sunsetted" (the company's favorite euphemism for killed off). But the Internet...

Does Facebook Know Your Location? Not for Long With Location Sentry's App

James Grundvig | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
James Grundvig

As the smartphone industry considers adding a 'kill-switch' for mobile devices to curb their theft, law enforcement officials crow that manufacturers ...

Koch Brothers, Major Corporations Sponsor Pension Reform Seminar For Judges

Center For Public Integrity | Chris Young | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

As state courts across the nation prepare to referee numerous public pension reform disputes, a gaggle of interested parties — from major corporatio...

(VIDEO) BrightRoll's DoubleClick Google Enables YouTube Programmatic Buys

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Programmatic video ad platform BrightRoll is integrating its systems with Google's DoubleClick Ad Exchange, enabling buying of video ads on Google's Y...

How Are You Winning In Social Media?

John McElhenney | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
John McElhenney

Let's talk about what's working in social media and what's not. First let's get the overall stats out-of-the-way. This handy chart helps us identi...

10 Emerging GIF Artists Who Prove Motion Photography Has No Limits

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

The world of the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) can be a murky realm, filled with animal outtakes, mind-boggling illusions and never-ending moving ...

Android Leads in Operating System Share

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Android and iOS Capture Windows, Blackberry, and Basic Phone Buyers Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released results of its research o...

What's Wrong With Silicon Valley's No-Poach Rule?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

What's revealed in these arrangements is striking: a belief that, once you've hired someone, you have bought the power to control their future when they work for you -- even after they've quit. In other words, you own them.

Now Google Has Its Own 'Time Machine'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesda...